Pyrus - - Semi-mature and mature Pyrus nivalis

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Pyrus nivalis - Snow Pear

 

Family:

Rosaceae

Origins:

China and Vietnam

Plant Type:

Deciduous tree

Size:

10m x 8m

Habit/ Form:

Dense, rounded. Pyramidal when young.

Leaves:

Dove-grey leaves in Spring, which turn yellow in Autumn.

Flowers:

Masses of White flowers in spring.

Fruit:

Edible, greenish-yellow, globose pomes.

Bark / Trunk:

The young branches are purplish-brown.

Vigour / Longevity:

Hardy, moderate to fast growth.

Environmental Requirements:

Full sun, Has been observed to produce stunning autumn colour in some of the cool temperate areas of Australia.

Hardiness:

Adaptable to a variety of conditions including moderate drought, air pollution and exposure.

Soil / Drainage:

Well drained soil, however it will tolerate most soils.

Pruning:

May require regular formative pruning for strong limb, trunk and crown structure.

Watering:

Best growth and flowering on moist soils, provide extra water in dry summers.

Fertilising:

Fertilise with a complete fertiliser after flowering.

Pests / Diseases:

Borer, scale and aphid

Uses:

Grown for ornamental flowers, leaves and fruit. Useful in smaller gardens as feature trees, as well as street trees, avenue plantings, large parks and gardens.

 

 

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